City of Armadale

St Francis Xavier Parish, Armadale


Summary
  • A large, very spacious Catholic Church and hall with wide level access throughout
  • There is a covered drop off and three accessible parking bays at the front of the church
  • The church has an audio loop 
  • Alternative seating with armrests are available
  • An accessible toilet can be accessed from the Church and adjacent hall
Location (View Map)
279 Forrest Road, Armadale, WA 6112 Australia
Opening Hours
  • Parish office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm
  • Saturday Vigil Mass 6.30pm
  • Sunday 7.30am, 9.30am, 6.00pm
Telephone
08 9399 4687 and 08 9399 2143

Closest accessible parking

  • Three clearly identified accessible bays are all on level bitumen, one is opposite the entrance and two parrallel bays are next to the drop off area.
    One bay is 3.2 metres wide, 5.2 metres long and the two parallel parking bays are 2.5 metres wide and 5.8 metres long.
  • Vehicle access from: Forrest Road
  • Pedestrian access: Kerb ramp, with a lip at the base, leads to the Church entrance.
Covered drop off at front entrance Parallel parking bays Kerb ramp from parking to entrance
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Pick up / set down bay
A very high covered drop off area directly outside the main entrance with level access into the Church.
External access and entrance
  • Level entry from the covered entry into a large foyer.
  • Two sets of wide double doors are held open.
  • A bench seat provided at the front entrance.
Entrance doors Bench seating
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Internal area
  • Entrance is into a spacious foyer with wide level entrance through wide double doors held open into the Church and a large hall.
  • The carpeted church has wide aisles with church pews.
  • A large area at the front is kept free for wheelchair seating.
  • The entire area within the church has an audio loop.
  • Alternative seating with armrests is provided.
  • Two steps up to the altar, with ramps on either side.
Entrance into the church Wide aisles inside the church Seats with armrests Space at the front and side
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Signage, customer displays and customer information
  • Brochures within the front foyer are displayed at sitting height.
  • Parish information leaflets are in small print with a good colour contrast.
  • The church has clear identification signage at the entrance.
  • Written information provided for church services is also displayed on large screens at the front of the church.
Equipment for people with disabilities
One wheelchair, with four small wheels, is available if required.
Church wheelchair
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Toilet: St Francis Xavier Parish, off Hall

  • Gender: Unisex
  • Customer use only: Yes
  • Description: A unisex acessible toilet located off the Hall, near the male and female toilets.
  • Signage: Directional signage displays the access symbol, which is also on the toilet door.
  • External access: Wide external corridor.
  • Toilet door: 86cm wide door with a D handle and large lock. The door is light to open and closes fast.
  • Pan height: 47cm
  • Handrails: Yes
  • Basin height: 80cm
  • Lighting: Switch at sitting height.
  • Baby change table: Yes
  • Baby change table description: Wall mounted, fold down, 90cm high with knee space.
Toilet diagram Corridor to toilet Toilet Basin Baby change table
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Rooms

Family room
  • The soundproof family room at the back of the church with glass doors and windows has sound amplificaiton with volume control.
  • The entrance door is 85cm wide with a lever handle.
  • Seats without armrests are moveable.
Inside family room
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Betty Knight Memorial Hall
  • A large hall with vinyl floors off the main foyer through wide double doors with a D handle, light to open and slow to close.
  • Trestle tables are 77cm high with 72cm knee clearance, seats do not have armrests.
  • The servery is at sitting height.
  • The hall has a large screen for audio visual projection and an audio loop.
  • The hall opens through wide doors onto a covered paved verandah and a grassed area.
Hall Doors to covered verandah Servery
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Information collected by: City of Armadale

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.